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Carolinas HealthCare System

Research and Clinical Trials

Brief Description  
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the HeartMate 3 (HM3) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS). This multicenter study is designed to determine if the HM3 provides similar survival and quality of life benefits as the HeartMate(R) II (HMII). Study participants will either receive the HMII Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) or the HM3, the next generation of mechanical support device.
Who may be Eligible  
Advanced heart failure patient with shortness of breath upon mild physical activity or who are resistant to advanced heart failure management.
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Principal Investigator  
Gulati, Sanjeev
Contact Name  

For More Information, Contact   Connie  Dellinger , RN
Phone:  (704) 355-4797  Fax:  (704) 355-7264 
Address:  1001 Blythe Blvd, MCP M-201
Charlotte, NC 28203